TV Reviews

A Song of Wraiths and Ruin Book Poster Image
age 13+
West African folklore powers lively fantasy debut.
By Roseanne A. Brown
(2020)
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The Alcazar: The Cerulean, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intriguing world-building powers delightful space fantasy.
By Amy Ewing
(2020)
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The Empire of Dreams Book Poster Image
age 13+
Girl of Fire and Thorns spin-off offers a new fab girl hero.
By Rae Carson
(2020)
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Trials of Mana Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Simple remake has bloodless combat, some iffy costumes.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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Disney Magic Moments Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Magic Kingdom content is good, but rough around edges.
URL: http://www.DisneyMagicMoments.com
(2020)
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The Night Country: The Hazel Wood, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Tough teen battles dark magic in inventive fantasy sequel.
By Melissa Albert
(2020)
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Dragonheart: Vengeance Movie Poster Image
age 13+
So-so fantasy sequel has violence and peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls Game Poster Image
age 13+
Adventure remake is repetitive, shows its age.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Crown of Coral and Pearl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting, well-paced royal fantasy marred by rushed ending.
By Mara Rutherford
(2019)
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Song of the Abyss: Tower of Winds, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bland, too-swift climax mars intriguing maritime fantasy.
By Makiia Lucier
(2019)
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Sophia, Princess Among Beasts Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fast-paced, exciting, but often sketch-like fantasy morsel.
By James Patterson, Emily Raymond
(2019)
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80 Days App Poster Image
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age 13+
Unique adventure tale is cool, can be a bit hard to follow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows app
(2019)
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We Hunt the Flame: Sands of Arawiya, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intriguing, sometimes confusing fantasy with Arabian flare.
By Hafsah Faizal
(2019)
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The Kingdom Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Half-android girl questions authority in twisty thriller.
By Jess Rothenberg
(2019)
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Finale: Caraval, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Romance ending satisfies; fantasy world goes flat.
By Stephanie Garber
(2019)
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Four Dead Queens Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong teen girl powers fast-paced fantasy mystery.
By Astrid Scholte
(2019)
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The Shadowglass: The Bone Witch, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Confusing writing mars impact of dark series finale.
By Rin Chupeco
(2019)
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Deathcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting finale has battles, spies, romance, magic, dragons.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2019)
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Sunless Skies Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Steampunk tale punishes all but the most diehard gamers.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2019)
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Shadow of the Fox Book Poster Image
age 13+
Samurai, demons, Japanese folklore; very cool, kind of gory.
By Julie Kagawa
(2018)
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